Top 500 Poems


 

# Title Poet
101. Echo
Come to me in the silence of the night;
Come in the speaking silence of a dream;
Christina Georgina Rossetti poet by Christina Georgina Rossetti
on 1/1/2000
102. Have A Nice Day
'Help, help, ' said a man. 'I'm drowning.'
'Hang on, ' said a man from the shore.
Spike Milligan poet by Spike Milligan
on 1/1/2000
103. Silver
Slowly, silently, now the moon
Walks the night in her silver shoon;
Walter de la Mare poet by Walter de la Mare
on 1/1/2000
104. Friendship
I think awhile of Love, and while I think,
Love is to me a world,
Henry David Thoreau poet by Henry David Thoreau
on 1/1/2000
105. I Am in Need of Music
I am in need of music that would flow
Over my fretful, feeling fingertips,
Elizabeth Bishop poet by Elizabeth Bishop
on 1/1/2000
106. A Very Short Song
Once, when I was young and true,
Someone left me sad-
Dorothy Parker poet by Dorothy Parker
on 1/1/2000
107. Not Waving but Drowning
Nobody heard him, the dead man,
But still he lay moaning:
Stevie Smith poet by Stevie Smith
on 1/1/2000
108. The Life That I Have
The life that I have
Is all that I have
Leo Marks poet by Leo Marks
on 1/1/2000
109. My Papa's Waltz
The whiskey on your breath
Could make a small boy dizzy;
Theodore Roethke poet by Theodore Roethke
on 1/1/2000
110. All You Who Sleep Tonight
All you who sleep tonight
Far from the ones you love,
Vikram Seth poet by Vikram Seth
on 1/1/2000
111. Ulysses
It little profits that an idle king,
By this still hearth, among these barren crags,
Alfred Lord Tennyson poet by Alfred Lord Tennyson
on 1/1/2000
112. "The Dreams of My Heart"
The dreams of my heart and my mind pass,
Nothing stays with me long,
Sara Teasdale poet by Sara Teasdale
on 1/1/2000
113. This is Just to Say
I have eaten
the plums
William Carlos Williams poet by William Carlos Williams
on 1/1/2000
114. Chocolate Cake
I love chocolate cake.
And when I was a boy
Michael Rosen poet by Michael Rosen
on 1/1/2000
115. The Mother
Abortions will not let you forget.
You remember the children you got that you did not get,
Gwendolyn Brooks poet by Gwendolyn Brooks
on 1/1/2000
116. A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
As virtuous men pass mildly away,
And whisper to their souls, to go,
John Donne poet by John Donne
on 1/1/2000
117. Sonnet 43 - How do I love thee? Let me count the ways
XLIII
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
on 1/1/2000
118. My Love Is Like To Ice
My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
Edmund Spenser poet by Edmund Spenser
on 1/1/2000
119. A Gleam of Sunshine
This is the place. Stand still, my steed,
Let me review the scene,
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
on 1/1/2000
120. A Word to Husbands
To keep your marriage brimming
With love in the loving cup,
Ogden Nash poet by Ogden Nash
on 1/1/2000
121. Those Winter Sundays
Sundays too my father got up early
And put his clothes on in the blueback cold,
Robert Hayden poet by Robert Hayden
on 1/1/2000
122. A Moments Indulgence
I ask for a moment's indulgence to sit by thy side. The works
that I have in hand I will finish afterwards.
Rabindranath Tagore poet by Rabindranath Tagore
on 1/1/2000
123. Kubla Khan
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
A stately pleasure-dome decree :
Samuel Taylor Coleridge poet by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
on 1/1/2000
124. Life's Tragedy
It may be misery not to sing at all,
And to go silent through the brimming day;
Paul Laurence Dunbar poet by Paul Laurence Dunbar
on 1/1/2000
125. A Grain Of Sand
If starry space no limit knows
And sun succeeds to sun,
Robert William Service poet by Robert William Service
on 1/1/2000
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